Configure SMB server settings

You can enable or disable the SMB server and configure global settings for SMB shares and snapshot directories.

About this task

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Modifying the advanced settings can result in operational problems. Be aware of the potential consequences before committing changes to these settings.


  1. Click Protocols > Windows Sharing (SMB) > SMB Server Settings.
  2. In the Service area, select Enable SMB Service.
  3. In the Advanced Settings area, choose the system default or a custom configuration for the following settings:
    • Visible at root
    • Accessible at root
    • Visible in subdirectories
    • Accessible in subdirectories
    • Encryption settings
  4. Click Save Changes.